Gulya Asgarova

Gulya was born in Baku, Azerbatjan. She started dancing at the age of 8 and competing at 10. She was a National Champion and finalist of several International DanceSport Championships in Azerbatjan, Russia, and Ukraine.
In 1996 she became a certified dance instructor, coach and adjudicator. Her students were many times National Champions of Azerbaijan and winners of International tournaments.
In the U.S. Gulya is still competing professionally (finalist of Carolina Challenge in 2006) and became a certified instructor in American Style of Dance.